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You don't need to be a longtime member of the cannabis community to recognize 420 when you hear it. A ubiquitous term that largely means cannabis or cannabis-related, 4/20 the date has surged in popularity over the decades as a day when people far and wide celebrate cannabis and its culture.
However, another more recently established cannabis holiday penciled itself in on the calendar. While it's got a way to go before it reaches the same notoriety as 4/20, 7/10 is a celebrated day in the cannabis concentrate community. Read on to learn more about the origins of 7/10 — or Dab Day — what it is, and how it's celebrated.
What is 7/10?
710, or 7/10, is considered a “stoner” holiday for consuming cannabis oil products, dabs, or concentrates. The term 710 rotated upside down spells OIL, a word used to describe highly potent cannabis products such as hash oil, shatter, wax, and so on. The holiday occurs on July 10th — 7/10, written numerically.
710 is considered a “stoner” holiday for consuming cannabis oil products, dabs, or concentrates.
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710 has grown into the second-largest weed holiday after 4/20. 710 is celebrated both on July 10 and specifically at 7:10 a.m. or p.m. While it is a more niche holiday, many dispensaries …